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December 17, 2017 - 2:09 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Jordan Hill hit six 3-pointers and finished with 23 points, both career highs, to help Seattle beat Portland 89-76 on Saturday night for its seventh consecutive home win. Matej Kavas added 18 points, including four 3-pointers, and Aaron Menzies had 16 points and eight rebounds for...
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BYU guard Elijah Bryant (3) tries to get around Utah forward Jayce Johnson (34) screen as he guards guard Sedrick Barefield (0) in an NCAA college basketball game in Provo, Utah, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2017. BYU won, 77-65. (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
December 17, 2017 - 2:05 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Coach Dave Rose knew all week that his BYU team would need to knock down perimeter shots against a sizable Utah team that can clog the paint defensively. He got exactly that as the Cougars shot 50 percent from 3-point range. Elijah Bryant scored a season-high 29 points as BYU...
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December 17, 2017 - 1:46 am
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State is regaining the confidence they lacked last season. The Beavers (8-3) won their sixth straight on Saturday night in the Dam City Classic, a 63-60 victory over Saint Louis. Tres Tinkle led the way with 16 points and eight rebounds. Oregon State held Saint Louis...
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Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos, front left, congratulates defenseman Mikhail Sergachev, front right, of Russia, after his goal against Colorado Avalanche goalie Jonathan Bernier in the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, in Denver. The Lightning won 6-5. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
December 17, 2017 - 1:33 am
DENVER (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning got a timely offensive boost from its defensemen to keep their winning streak going. Anton Stralman had two goals, and fellow defensemen Victor Hedman and Mikhail Sergachev also scored to help Tampa Bay beat the Colorado Avalanche 6-5 Saturday night for their...
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December 17, 2017 - 1:29 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Roosevelt Smart scored a career-high 31 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime, to lift North Texas to an 86-83 win over San Diego on Saturday night. Smart sank seven 3-pointers, also a career best, and finished 11 for 22 from the field. Ryan Woolridge added 20 points...
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Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) gestures during the second half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. The Chiefs won, 30-13. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
December 17, 2017 - 1:19 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Philip Rivers is no doubt happy he won't see the Kansas City Chiefs again until next season. He'd be happier if he never saw them again, period. No team has caused the Chargers quarterback bigger fits than one of his biggest AFC West rivals, and that rang true again Saturday...
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December 17, 2017 - 1:15 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Brent Stockstill and Middle Tennessee produced a triumphant finish to an injury-riddled season. Stockstill passed for 232 yards and two touchdowns and the Blue Raiders came up with some key stops to hold off Arkansas State 35-30 in the Camellia Bowl on Saturday night. A team...
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Nashville Predators' Ryan Johansen, left, celebrates his goal with teammate Viktor Arvidsson, of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Calgary, Alberta, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 17, 2017 - 1:12 am
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Pekka Rinne stopped 32 shots for his 46th career shutout and the Nashville Predators beat the Calgary Flames 2-0 Saturday night. Rinne got his third shutout of the season and gave Nashville its second straight two nights after Juuse Saros had 46 saves in a 4-0 win at...
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December 17, 2017 - 1:07 am
NFL-SCHEDULE Chiefs slam Chargers...Lions batter Bears UNDATED (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have seized control of the AFC West race by dominating the second-place Los Angeles Chargers. Alex Smith and Kareem Hunt led the Chiefs' offense in a 30-13 rout of the mistake-prone Chargers. Smith threw...
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